10 Things to do in Houston this weekend of March 8 Including 6th Annual Kolache Factory Dash, March Events at Traders Village Houston, & more!

Things to do in Houston this weekend of March 8, 2024

Things to do in Houston this weekend of March 8, 2024

Our top picks for Things to do in Houston this weekend of March 8

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TOP PICK! – March Events at Traders Village Houston

Traders Village Houston

Traders Village Houston

Traders Village is a treasure trove of the unexpected every day, but March kicks it up a notch. Start with the West Houston Church of Christ Huge Garage Sale on March 2-3, 2024, a shopper’s paradise with thousands of donated items ready for bargain-savvy adventurers to claim.

Then, gear up for the Auto Swap 2024 happening on March 16-17. Whether chrome-obsessed or a casual car fan, you’ll love browsing hundreds of classic cars, trucks, and parts, creating a car-lovers paradise under the Texas sun.

The energy ramps up even more with the Quinceañera Expo 2024 on March 24. This vibrant celebration of Latina heritage is a feast for the senses, showcasing beautiful dresses, dance demonstrations, and everything needed to plan the perfect Quinceañera celebration.

 

Things to do in Houston this Weekend – Friday

Rodeo Houston: Major Lazer in Concert

The EDM trio which includes Walshy Fire, Diplo, and Houston-native Ape Drums will be making their Rodeo debut this weekend. Get ready for a blend of genres that pulls from reggae and dancehall, soca, house and beyond.
 
When: Friday, March 8, 2024, 9 pm
How Much: Starts at $25

Hombres G in Concert

For fans of Spanish pop-rock, this is a concert you won’t want to miss. The 80s Spanish pop rock band Hombres G will be taking the stage at Smart Financial Centre this weekend so get ready to dance.
 
When: Friday, March 8, 2024, 8 pm
How Much: Starts at $51

Jurassic World: The Exhibition Opening Week

Jurassic World: The Exhibition Opening Week

Image credit: Jurassic World The Exhibition

Grab the chance to be closer to living dinosaurs at the Jurassic World: The Exhibition! Here, you’ll get a chance to come face-to-face with life-sized dinosaurs such as the fearsome Tyrannosaurus Rex and Velociraptors including Blue from the movie franchise of the same name. 
 
You can roam among these amazing creatures and even interact with baby dinosaurs. Please take note, entry time slots are generally scheduled every half hour.
 
When: Friday, March 8 – 16, 2024, 10 am – 6 pm
How Much: Starts at $29

Things to do in Houston this Weekend – Saturday

Broadway at the Hobby Center: Beetlejuice

See Tim Burton’s beloved film come to life in this stage production of “Beetlejuice.” Watch Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager, as her life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and a demon with a thing for stripes.
 
When: Saturday, March 9, 2024, 2 pm and 8 pm
How Much: Starts at $250

6th Annual Kolache Factory 5K, 10K, & Kids Dash

Things to do in Houston this weekend of March 8 | 6th Annual Kolache Factory 5K, 10K, & Kids Dash

Image credit: Kolache Factory

Houston’s best breakfast 5K is back! The race pays tribute to one of Texas’ defining pastries, the kolache, and is fit for runners of all ages and experience. After the race, participants can enjoy fresh, high-quality breakfast treats from Kolache Factory along with other refreshments and a free Saint Arnold beer. 
 
When: Saturday, March 9, 2024, 2 pm and 8 pm
How Much: Starts at $30.95

Biggest Picnic in Texas: 100th Birthday Edition

Memorial Park Conservancy is turning 100 years old this weekend! Join the celebrations and enjoy a Texas-sized birthday party with the Biggest Picnic in Texas. The event will feature picnic festivities, food and drinks, treats from H-E-B, and more.
 
When: Saturday, March 9, 2024, 10 am – 3 pm
How Much: Free

The Market at Sawyer Yards

Things to do in Houston this weekend of March 8 | The Market at Sawyer Yards

Image credit: The Market at Sawyer Yards

Enjoy shopping at The Market at Sawyer Yards which features artisan crafts, creations, folk art, and packaged specialty foods. Here, you can find something for everyone.
 
When: Saturday, March 9, 2024, 11 am – 4 pm
How Much: No cover

International Women’s Day Celebration

International Women's Day Celebration

Image credit: Trez Bistro and Wine Bar

Celebrate International Women’s Day and honor the incredible achievements of women from the Caribbean this weekend. There will be empowering speeches and tons of engaging activities with like-minded women at Trez Bistro and Wine Bar.
 
When: Saturday, March 9, 2024, 4 pm – 7 pm
How Much: $5 donation

Things to Do in Houston This Weekend – Sunday

Celebrate International Women’s Day this month with a unique 6.55-mile distance race. There will also be a mini quarter which is a 1K run/ walk and a 5K. Take your pick!
 
When: Sunday, March 10, 2024, 7:30 am
How Much: Starts at $25

Shop from women entrepreneurs, makers, and artists this weekend at Karbach Brewing’s International Women’s Day market. You can find everything from handcrafted goods to artistic masterpieces. 
 
When: Sunday, March 10, 2024, 11 am – 6 pm
How Much: No cover

There’s always a lot to do in Houston, especially on the weekends. And so, if you find yourself searching for ‘things to do this weekend near me’ or ‘Houston events this weekend’ or ‘what to do in Houston this weekend’ we have you covered! Whether you are looking for ‘things to do in Houston this weekend for couples’ or ‘black events in Houston’, you will surely find something you like on our list!


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